Legal Lifelines - Knowledge Is Power

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Police Powers: Stop, Search & Arrest

Police Powers: Stop, Search and Arrest By Michael Herford 12 November 2020 Stopping you to ask questions… Generally, the police may stop and question you at any time but you...

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Stop & Search app FAQ

Stop & Search app FAQ By Legal Lifelines 11 November 2020 Point your phone camera here to download our app   How do I download the Legal Lifelines Stop &...

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“The Sharp End” – Knife crime, the law and its impact in numbers

In May 2020, the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, Dame Cressida Dick, stated that the UK’s national lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic had provided a period of crime...

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“Going Country”…. The growing epidemic of ‘County Lines’ criminality & Modern Slavery

County Lines is the term used to describe gangs and organised criminal networks, transporting drugs into one or more supply areas within the UK and using dedicated mobile phone lines...

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Police Investigations in a pandemic

The criminal justice system was showing signs of trouble before the arrival of the coronavirus. The pandemic has served however to throw up additional challenges for an already flagging system.

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What impact could the International Black Lives Matter movement have on the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales?

The death of George Floyd on the 29th of May 2020 was an event that shocked the world. He was a 46-year-old African-American man who was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota while...

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PRESS RELEASE LEGAL LIFELINES 23 SEPTEMBER 2020 Criminal Lawyer sets up new knowledge hub ‘Legal Lifelines’ aimed at supporting BAME communities Criminal Lawyer, Michael Herford has set up a grass...

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Coronavirus: A party of 6; or not to party?

If you go down to the woods today……don’t talk to any people dancing to repetitive beats or you might find yourself receiving a fixed penalty notice following the amendments to...

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Encrochat hack: Unparalleled victory or illegal interception?

“Today we had our domains seized illegally by government entities. They repurposed our domain to launch an attack to compromise carbon units… we can no longer guarantee the security of...

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